Diagnosis of Influenza by a Rapid Test in the Outpatient Department of Pediatrics


PALANDUZ A. , Telhan L., Ozturk A. O.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.1, no.1, pp.13-16, 2007 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-16
  • Keywords: Influenza, diagnosis, rapid test, children

Abstract

Aim: Influenza is a disease causing epidemics associated with excess morbidity and mortality especially due to pulmonary complications. There is an inactivated vaccine and antiviral treatment is also available. In this study we aimed the rapid and definitive diagnosis of influenza in children.